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ORO GRANDE, CALIFORNIA


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Elevation: 2829 feet     Latitude: 34 32N     Longitude: 117 18W
Köppen Classification: Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate

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This climate type occurs primarily on the periphery of the true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions. It is transitional to the tropical wet-dry climate on the equatorward side and to the mediterranean climate on its poleward margin, with a cooler, wetter winter resulting from the higher latitude and mid-latitude frontal cyclone activity. Annual precipitation totals are greater than in tropical and subtropical desert climates. Yearly variations in amount are not as extreme as in the true deserts but are nevertheless large.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "BSk". (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Oro Grande is 60.6°F (15.9°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 79.5°F (26.4°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 44.2°F (6.8°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Oro Grande is 116.0°F (46.7°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Oro Grande is -1.0°F (-18.3°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Oro Grande is 5.6" (142.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is February with 1.1" (27.9 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). There are an average of 25.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 4.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in June with 0.0 days.

In Oro Grande, there's an average of 1.3" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is January, with 0.9" of snow (2.3 cm).



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